A critical history, fifty years after the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968
Katrina aged four (1992).
May Billinghurst, center, in 1908. She used a tricycle wheelchair, which she was known to ram into police officers at protests. As a young woman she took up social work, assisting women at a workhouse, an institution for people who could not support themselves.
Edith Abbott (right) and Sophonisba Breckinridge (left) founded UChicago’s School of Social Service Administration in 1920.